The media is all excited and discussing endlessly how Twitter is ‘challenging the supremacy of conventional law’; so, once again I am lost for words.
The issue is not Twitter, or Giggs, or the F1 bloke who likes his prostitutes 3 at a time wearing Nazi helmets; it is that the the English legal system is being misused and corrupted by the rich to protect themselves from exposure from their own crass behaviour.
The issue is that, behind the scenes, our wonderful government is closing down the best bits of our local legal system – the magistrates courts. In this case centralisation is not good – it just makes the law even more remote.
Even before Twitter and Wiki-leaks, the law was seen, by those who in habit the middle and lower levels of earnings in our society, as remote, irrelevant, quaint, far too costly and so, not for them.
The legal system is corrupt and is used by the rich, i.e. big business and “celebrities” for their own protection and this government is even more remote from us than the last lot of useless beggars were!